Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Hawaii Reports Over 100 New Cases of COVID-19 For Third Straight Day

March 27, 2021, 12:15 PM HST
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 113 new cases of coronavirus Saturday, raising the statewide total to 29,306. Three new COVID-related deaths were also reported.

After several weeks of reporting double-digit cases daily, Saturday marks the third consecutive day the state has registered more than 100 new cases of the virus. The state’s two-week average is 83 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.6%.

Fourteen new cases were identified on the Big Island Saturday, according to DOH statistics.

The island-by-island case count is as follows:

O‘ahu: 22,863
Maui: 2,753
Hawai‘i: 2,432
Kaua‘i: 189
Lana‘i: 110
Moloka‘i: 34
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 925

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A total of 1,975 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 462 people have died.

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